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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

899 Reviews
Ranked No. 1 in Brisbane Incredible Wildlife Areas
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Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary 708 Jesmond Road Fig Tree Pocket
Phone: + 617-33781366

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Queensland is the only state in Australia that allows tourists to hug a koala, woo hoo! As such, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the MUST go place for all animal lovers. Thanks to trip.com, we managed to get a discounted entrance ticket at $20+ (Tips: buy in advance, usual price is $40). There are two koala photo session each day, it is totally free (ranger will hug the koala for u), however if you want to hug a koala by yourself, you are required to pay for another $25, still worth it since you can’t hug it anywhere else. There is a very big compound reserves for kangaroos, kangaroos and wallabies are roam freely in the area, I somehow managed to catch a selfie w a kangaroo! But, beware of your steps, their shits are everywhere on the floor. Some other activities to highlight are sheep dog herding show, falcon and owl feeding.Overall is a very good experience, easily accessible by bus (direct to CBD area), people normally spend 3-4 hours there.


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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is located in the suburbs of Brisbane and was established in 1927. There are about 200 koalas here. The protected area includes the Girl District, the Boy District, the Unmarried Koala District, the Married Koala District and the Elderly Koala District. Australian law stipulates that koalas are only allowed in Queensland, and there is an opportunity to hold koalas in the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. In addition to koalas, you can also see a variety of unique Australian animals such as wombats, Tasmanian devils, kangaroos and more. You can also personally feed rainbow parrots, kangaroos and other animals. In addition, there are many performances and activities such as the Shepherd Dog Show, Raptor Show, and Sheep Shearing in the park.
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